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o·tic

 (ō′tĭk, ŏt′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or located near the ear; auricular.

[Greek ōtikos, from ous, ōt-, ear; see ous- in Indo-European roots.]

otic

(ˈəʊtɪk; ˈɒtɪk)
adj
(Medicine) of or relating to the ear
[C17: from Greek ōtikos, from ous ear]

o•tic

(ˈoʊ tɪk, ˈɒt ɪk)

adj.
of or pertaining to the ear; auricular.
[1650–60; < Greek ōtikós. See oto-, -ic]

-otic

a suffix of adjectives corresponding to nouns ending in -osis: hypnotic; neurotic.
[< Greek -ōtikos; see -ota, -ic]
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Adj.1.otic - of or relating to near the earotic - of or relating to near the ear  
Translations
ausinis

o·tic

a. ótico-a, rel. al oído.

otic

adj ótico
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The inner ear consists of the cochlea, vestibule and semicircular canals encased in the bony otic capsule.
However, the trabecula communis, the basal plate, the otic capsule and the occipital arch are totally visible (Table 1).
We conducted a prospective longitudinal study of two cohorts of patients who had superior semicircular canal dehiscence syndrome (SSCDS); one group had radiographically confirmed superior canal dehiscence (SCD), and the other exhibited no identified otic capsule dehiscence on imaging (no-iOCD).
The facial canal is shaped during enchondral ossification of the otic capsule in fetal life.
Furthermore, this case also demonstrates an element of commonality with the aetiopathogenesis of otosclerosis, in which the overgrowth of bone in the otic capsule also causes failure of articulation of the stapes in the oval window.
1,2,5) During the embryonic formation of the otic capsule, TGF-[beta]1 is considered to be a regulatory molecule that is important in the epithelial-mesenchymal interactions and epithelial induction of the chondrogenesis.
Fistulization of the otic capsule produces a "third window," which can lead to a dehiscence syndrome.